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achromatophil

[ ey-kruh-mat-uh-fil, ak-ruh-, ey-kroh-muh-tuh- ]
/ 藢e瑟 kr蓹藞m忙t 蓹 f瑟l, 藢忙k r蓹-, e瑟藞kro蕣 m蓹 t蓹- /
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adjective
Also a路chro路mat路o路phil路ic [ey-kruh-mat-uh-fil-ik, ak-ruh-, ey-kroh-muh-tuh-]. /藢e瑟 kr蓹藢m忙t 蓹藞f瑟l 瑟k, 藢忙k r蓹-, e瑟藢kro蕣 m蓹 t蓹-/. having little or no affinity for stains.
noun
an achromatophil cell or tissue.
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Origin of achromatophil

First recorded in 1905鈥10; achromat(ic) + -o- + -phil
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Medical definitions for achromatophil

achromatophil
[ 膩鈥瞜r艒-m膬t蓹-f沫l, 膬k鈥瞨艒-, 膩-kr艒m蓹-t蓹-, 蓹-kr艒- ]

adj.
Not able to be colored by histological or bacteriological stains.
n.
A cell or tissue that cannot be stained in the usual way.

Other words from achromatophil

a鈥瞔hro鈥o鈥hilic (-f沫l沫k) null adj.
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